| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Torrey Smith’s doing it. Dane Cook’s doing it. Your esteemed representatives in the Maryland House of Delegates are probably doing it, too.
“Zaching,” Zach Lederer’s defiant strongman pose in the face of two brain tumors...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Zach Lederer is an inspirational guy. Just ask his many hundreds of friends and admirers, from Ellicott City to Australia, Annapolis to Athens, and many points in between.
Last month, 18-year-old Zach, a graduate of Centennial High School and freshman at...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 9:23 AM
Megan Elphage lives in fear of another big epileptic seizure.
The 22-year-old Glen Burnie woman had her first seizure when she was 13. Even though medications largely keep her epilepsy under control, the prospect of seizures means she can't drive,...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Sallie P. Mink, a registered nurse who for 20 years had been educational director for depression and related affective disorders at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Saturday of brain cancer at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The one-time Ruxton resident who...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Forty-four of the nation's brightest high school students are in Baltimore to test their brains about the brain — in a two-day neuroscience competition that started Sunday morning with a visit to the cadaver laboratory in the University of...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:29 AM
One day in June 2009, I was seeing patients at my neurology practice in Catonsville when I felt a sudden headache and noted my words seemed to be slurred. I called my wife, a speech-language pathologist at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and asked if she detected...
| Dec 14, 2008
On her way to get a protective order against her husband, Veronica Williams drove by the home where their marriage had fallen apart - where he had attacked her with scissors and cut off her hair.
The District Court was just five blocks from their North...
| Dec 21, 2008
Willie Mae White began worrying how she'd pay the $36,224 bill from Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center a few weeks after having emergency brain surgery. She lived off Social Security and food stamps after decades working as a housekeeper. So she was...
| Feb 21, 2009
Had Andrew Patrick Griffin been taken to the hospital even a few hours earlier, doctors could likely have saved his life, a pediatrics expert testified yesterday at the Baltimore County murder trial of the toddler's parents.
Doctors are able to "re-feed"...
| Feb 26, 2009
A couple accused of beating and starving their son were found guilty yesterday in Baltimore County Circuit Court of second-degree murder and first-degree child abuse.
John J. Griffin and Susan J. Griffin, both 39, will be sentenced March 27 for their...
| Nov 19, 2006
American military doctors in Iraq have injected more than 1,000 of the war's wounded troops with a potent and largely experimental blood-coagulating drug despite mounting medical evidence linking it to deadly blood clots that lodge in the lungs, heart and...
| May 20, 2003
NEW YORK - Hairspray was chosen best musical of the New York theater season and Take Me Out by Richard Greenberg was named best play in awards given Sunday by the Drama Desk, an organization of theater journalists and critics.
Hairspray, based on the...